WGHS In Touch e newsletter December 2021
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Is 2022 a special school leaving anniversary year for you?
 Did you leave school in 2012, 2002, 1992, 1982, 1972 or a decade or two before?  Would you like to be involved in organising a reunion for your...
Francesca Aproskie née Waugh (OG 1999) on IGTV
Francesca joined Mr Eggleston to share her interesting story that has its twists and turns and is very much a human interest story.
Watch the interview...
Instagram Live Interviews
In September 2020, Mr Eggleston introduced his Instagram Live interviews on IGTV. It's been a real bonus for the girls to continue to be able to hear...
Heidi Allen (OG 1993) Delivers the Hepworth Lecture
Heidi returned to WGHS to deliver the Hepworth Lecture to our 6th Formers. The Hepworth Lecture series delivers inspirational talks which are rich and...
Gemma Sykes (OG 2002) Delivers the Gem Lecture
Old Girl and linguist Gemma, returned to WGHS to deliver the Gem Lecture to our year 10s and 11s, where she talked about her diplomatic career. Gemma...
Advertise your Business to WGHS in Touch Members
Add your business to our Business Networking Hub to advertise to fellow Old Girls and Old Savilians. Click HERE ...
Support WGHS- Volunteer to help our careers programme
The generosity of our Old Girls volunteering to return to school to help inform our current cohorts is invaluable and we are very grateful to all those...
Sophie Carrigill and Team Briantea84 scoop the Italian Super Cup
Well Done Sophie Carrigill (OG 2013) and her team mates at Briantea84 for winning the Italian Super Cup.
You can also watch her video HERE....
Lauren Wills Dixon (OG 2012) joins Mr Eggleston on Instagram TV
Lauren chats to Mr Eggleston about her journey from WGHS to her dream job as a solicitor.
Watch the interview HERE...
Support WGHS- Donate to Our Bursary Fund
Click HERE to make your donation. Whether small or large, all donations make a difference to the lives...
Old Girls' London Dinner- Photos and video
The OG London Dinner 2021 was held at the Cafe Below, Cheapside London on 12 November. The vaulted ceiling and stone pillars provided a dramatic environment...
WGHS In Touch e newsletter November 2021
Clayton Campus Demolition- Progress
The demolition of the former hospital buildings continues at a pace.
Watch the timeplapse videos here...
Support WGHS- Help us to Make a Difference
Make a Difference
"All donations matter, regardless of size; collectively they make a difference to the lives of the girls we educate"Heidi-Jayne...
Louise Swift (OG 1994)
Thank you Louise for chatting to Mr Eggleston on Instagram Live!  Unfortunately we didn't manage to save the interview, so we are sorry that we...
Georgina Carr (OG 2006) chats to Mr Eggleston
Watch the interview HERE
Jenna Hartley (OG, 2000) on Instagram Live
Watch the interview with Mr Eggleston HERE
Remembering Shakira
October 2, 2021 marks 30 years since our dear friend Shakira Sootan passed away. Her mum sent me a photo of the new headstone she bought for her, which...
WGHS In Touch Magazine is ready!
WGHS In Touch Volume 6, Summer 2021 is available to read here
Read all the Old Girls'...
Dr Korosi Leaving Interview
Dr Korosi has decided to retire. Watch some of his memories here in his interview with Mr Eggleston....
Sophie Carrigill (OG 2013)
Old Girl and Paralympian Sophie Carrigill has been included in the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 List. A well deserved honour for someone who is helping to...
"Clayton plan will make city proud"
As reported in the Wakefield Express 22/4/2021, Wakefield Grammar School Foundation (WGSF) says that the new development will be a beacon of excellence....
Mr Eggleston interviews Katy McCabe (OG 1999)
Listen here AWAITING UPLOAD
Mr Eggleston interviews Natalie Wright (OG 2001)
Girls Forge Futures
You can watch the webinar here

Thank you to the following Old Girls for taking the time...
Old Girls' London Dinner 2021
Register your interest HERE now to be the amongst the first to reserve your place, when...
OLD GIRLS' REUNION SEPTEMBER 2021
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Neena Dugar (OG 2015) joins Mr Eggleston live from California!
Mr Eggleston interviews Alicia Collinson (OG 2012)
Amy Rennison (OG 2009) on Instagram Live with Mr Eggleston
Mr Eggleston interviews Sanna Ahmad (OG 2014) on Instagram
Listen to the interview here.
Old Girls in the Arts
Do you work in the arts or did you study the arts after leaving school? If so we want to hear from you!
We are looking to create a feature in the WGHS...
QRZ QEGS WGHS...QRZ QEGS WGHS...
To most readers, the above line will have no meaning whatsoever. However...to those Old Savilians and Old Girls who have amateur radio licences, they...
Megan Byrne (OG 2016) has her First Article Published
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Megan's first article "Water Privatisation in the Global South: Lessons From the Case of Guinea" was published by Earth.org
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Mr Eggleston interviews Alexis Barr (OG 2001) on Instagram
Listen here to Alexis discuss life spanning 10 years of study at Cambridge...
Natalie Wright (OG 2001) Promoted to Partner at Mazars
We are delighted to announce that Natalie Wright has been promoted to partner at the Leeds office of international tax, audit & advisory firm Mazars....
Mr Eggleston interviews Emma Brindley (OG 1997) on Instagram
Listen here to Emma discuss her career change from IT to Credit Risk...
Mr Eggleston interviews Emily Crowson (OG 2011) on Instagram
Click here to watch Mr Eggleston interview Old Girl Emily on Instagram....
Mr Eggleston interviews Francesca Rukin (OG 2004) on Instagram
Click here to watch Mr Eggleston interview Old Girl Francesca
Appointment of Head of Wakefield Grammar Pre-Prep School
Wakefield Grammar School Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Gill as the Head of Wakefield Grammar Pre-Preparatory School. Mrs....
The Message of Christmas By Marjorie Ann Holmes (OG 1949)
We are very grateful to alumna Marjorie Ann Holmes, who sadly passed away earlier this year, and to her husband who has made a generous donation in her...
Goodbye Mrs Edwards!
In December we said goodbye to Mrs Rachel Edwards who had been Head of the Junior School for six years. During her tenure she always made everyone feel...
Sophie Isaacs (nee Brand) OG 2008
Sophie joins Mr Eggleston on Instagram live video chat!
Click here to watch.
Mrs Barbara Milne Retires after 33 years!
Barbara Milne has worked as the Head's PA for 6 Heads which must have been quite a challenge as each of us will have had our own way of doing things....
Holly Walters OG 2006
Holly Walters discusses life after WGHS with Mr Eggleston all the way from California!

Watch here...
Charlotte Smith (nee Youngs) OG 2011
Charlotte chats on Instagram live with Mr Eggleston about life after WGHS.

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Gertrude McCroben's Story- WGHS Headmistress1894-1920
Gertrude McCroben was born in 1863 and grew up in Bradford. After gaining triple honours in Maths at Newnham Hall North Ladies College in Cambridge, she...
Ask Mrs Langham
Who do you admire?

Question from Nikki Sephton Click here...
Answers from Mrs Langham!
If you were Headmistress again........

Question from Clare Funnell click here...
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